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So, What is GDPR, and Why Should Your Customers Care?

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Richard Macaskill. We all know GDPR is on the way and, to date, most of the articles have been industry-focused, talking about the affect it will have on companies and organizations that gather, hold and process data. I recently wrote about why DBAs should care about it, and advised that […]

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GDPR Compliance: A Data Transformation Opportunity

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Beginning May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives data privacy and protection rights to all citizens of the EU, a change that will affect any company doing business with EU citizens worldwide. Ken Krupa, Enterprise CTO for MarkLogic, says “I don’t think there’s been anything like this before on this scale.” He […]

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Ways to Optimize your SQL Database

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Chirag Thumar. Structured Query Language or SQL is considered the standard language for database management systems used to correspond with a database, either to update on or retrieve data from a database. The SQL is very simple to run and user-efficient, as the commands have a simple syntax. But then, the efficiency of the SQL […]

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So, What is GDPR and Why Should Database Administrators Care?

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  1 Comment

Click to learn more about author Richard Macaskill. You’ve no doubt heard at least something about the GDPR, the EU’s new privacy and Data Management law with its greatly increased maximum fines for non-compliance and tighter definitions for acceptable use of personal information. If you’ve continued reading past paragraph one of any of the many articles, […]

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Improved Functionality in dbForge Studio for SQL Server v5.5

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Devart, a recognized vendor of professional database management software for developers and DBAs, announced the release of dbForge Studio for SQL Server v5.5 with such significant features as Executed SQL Statements History, Support for Surround SCM predefined template, SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and SQL […]

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How to Hire a Top Notch Database Administrator (DBA)

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  1 Comment

Click to learn more about author Greg Davoll. Since its inception in the late 1970s, the role of the database administrator (DBA) has continuously evolved to meet growing demands within the industry. With data at the heart of driving business growth today, the DBA is emerging as the unsung hero working behind the scenes and adapting […]

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Managing Databases in the Cloud: What You Need to Know

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas LaRock. The latest IT Trends Report revealed that 95 percent of North American organizations have migrated mission-critical applications and infrastructure to the Cloud over the past 12 months, with database workloads ranking in the top three. While the report found that many organizations are realizing the benefits of Cloud […]

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Infographic: Captain DBA to the Rescue

By   /  November 2, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess SolarWinds has put together a great new comic strip featuring Captain DBA, the mild-mannered hero who must conquer three unruly databases. Check out the Captain’s daring adventures below. photo credit: SolarWinds

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The Role of Database Administrators in the Wild West of Big Data

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Chloe Green of Information Age recently noted, “Once upon a time they were the undisputed sheriffs of the IT infrastructure, but Database Administrators (DBAs) are fast becoming less and less popular, particularly in today’s world of ‘shadow IT.’ Some compare the agile development model and web-based applications to the Wild West with […]

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Why Data Modelers Don’t Want to Automate

By   /  June 10, 2015  /  Data Modeling Blogs  /  6 Comments

Reasons Why Data Modelers Don't Automate

by Karen Lopez In this month’s Heart of Data Modeling Webinar, The Best Data Modeler is a Lazy Data Modeler, I gave tips on how to get started automating the most mindless data modeling tasks.  But in preparing for my demos, my ears were ringing with thoughts of discussions I’ve had in the past with data […]

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